Shanghai Municipal People's Congress

The Shanghai Municipal People's Congress (SMPC; Chinese: 上海市人民代表大会; pinyin: Shànghǎi Shì Rénmín Dàibiǎo Dàhuì) is the Shanghai's local legislature within the PRC.[1] With 855 members in 2020, SMPC is the elected council of Shanghai that oversees the Shanghai Government. The SMPC is elected for a term of five years. It holds annual sessions every spring, usually lasting from 5 to 7 days, in the Shanghai Expo Center in Pudong of Shanghai, and these annual meetings provide an opportunity for the officers of Shanghai to review past policies and present future plans to Shanghai.

Shanghai Municipal People's Congress

上海市人民代表大会

Shànghǎi Shì Rénmín Dàibiǎo Dàhuì
15th Shanghai Municipal People's Congress
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Leadership
Chairman
Jiang Zhuoqing, CPC
since January 20, 2020
1st Vice-chairman
Xu Zezhou, CPC
since January 28, 2018
Secretary-general
Zhao Weixing, CPC
since January 20, 2020
Structure
Seats855 (include members of Standing Committee is 57)
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SMPC political groups
Government (558):
  •   CPC (558)

United Front and Independent (310):

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SCSMPC political groups
Government (38):

United Front and Independent (19):

SMPC committees
8
  • Law
  • Internal and Judicial Affairs
  • Financial and Economic
  • Education, Science, Culture and Public Health
  • Urban Construction and Environmental Protection
  • Overseas Chinese, Ethnic and Religious Affairs
  • Foreign Affairs
  • Agricultural and Rural Affairs
Elections
Plurality-at-large voting & Two-round system
SMPC last election
December 27, 2017
SMPC next election
December 2022
Meeting place
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No.200 People Avenue, Shanghai
Website
Official Website
Shanghai Municipality People's Congress
Traditional Chinese上海人民代表大會
Simplified Chinese上海人民代表大会

HistoryEdit

Shanghai International Settlement Municipal Council (上海公共租界工部局)

WorkEdit

Powers and dutiesEdit

OrganizationEdit

Congress PresidiumEdit

Standing CommitteeEdit

Membership and electionEdit

ElectionEdit

DeputiesEdit

ChairmenEdit

  1. Yan Youmin (严佑民): 1979-1981
  2. Hu Lijiao (胡立教): 1981-1988
  3. Ye Gongqi (叶公琦): 1988-1998
  4. Chen Tiedi (陈铁迪): 1998-2003
  5. Gong Xueping (龚学平): 2003-2008
  6. Liu Yungeng (刘云耕) : 2008-2013
  7. Yin Yicui (殷一璀): 2013-2020
  8. Jiang Zhuoqing (蒋卓庆): 2020-present

Vice-ChairmenEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Welcome to Shanghai Municipal People's Congress". www.spcsc.sh.cn. Retrieved 2019-12-07.